|MIT 21M.380 Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics), Fall 2009 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
Instructor: Prof. Christopher Ariza This course is an investigation into the history and aesthetics of music and technology as deployed in experimental and popular musics from the 19th century to the present. Through original research, creative hands-on projects, readings, and lectures, the following topics will be explored. The history of radio, audio recording, and the recording studio, as well as the development of musique concrÃ¨te and early electronic instruments...
Keywords: music technology; sound recording; sound reproduction; contemporary music; experimental music; electronic music; synthesis; synthesizers; music history; music software; analog recording; digital recording; digital audio; music composition; computer music; rock music; rock and roll; hip hop; circuit bending; phonograph; radio; noise music; recording studio; sequencer; sampling; sampler; sound art; electric guitar; turntablism; scratching; electro-acoustic music; music copyright